Oil opens 2019 with losses on surging supply, signs of economic slowdown

Oil markets dropped by around 1 percent in 2019's first trading on Wednesday, pulled down by surging U.S. output and concerns about an economic slowdown in 2019 as factory activity in China, the world's biggest oil importer, contracted.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews

Do You Know Where Are These Next Generation Mobile Apps Heading To?

It is easy to get caught in cool, new techs and mobile apps while forgetting about the end user. The next generation mobile apps might feel like the topic du jour in today’s world, but it’s not just a passing fad. Let me explain to you how? Being one of the most primary channels for end consumers to interact with the globe, mobile apps has taken everything by storm. With continuous advancement, professionals have started shaping the next generation of killer mobile apps. Now, do you remember how...
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Better Buy: Tesla vs. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

They're very different companies. Which is the better buy right now?
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South Korean 'forced labour' plaintiffs seek Nippon Steel asset seizure - newspaper

South Korean plaintiffs in a World War Two forced labour court case against Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp have applied to seize some of Nippon Steel's Korean assets, a South Korean newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews, Nippon Steel, Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal Corp

Rain ruined the NYPD’s first chance to use security drones at a major event

The NYPD had been hoping to use its camera-equipped quadcopters as part of its security operation at Times Square on New Year's Eve, but rain and wind forced it to cancel the plan. The post Rain ruined the NYPD’s first chance to use security drones at a major event appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Drones, Nypd, New Year's Eve, Times Square, Emerging Tech

Cooking the Books podcast: How to watch your pennies in 2019

Each week the NZ Herald and Newstalk ZB's Cooking The Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's what you need to know for the year ahead. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to "How to watch your pennies in 2019"... [Author: [email protected]]
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China December factory activity shrinks for first time in 19 months: Caixin PMI

China's factory activity contracted for the first time in 19 months in December as domestic and export orders continued to weaken, a private survey showed, pointing to a rocky start for the world's second-largest economy in 2019.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews

Hyundai scion emerges from father's shadow, says to complete ownership revamp

The heir apparent of Hyundai Motor Group said on Wednesday he will complete a restructuring in 2019 as he moves to formally take over from his father at the helm of South Korea's second-biggest conglomerate.
Tags: South Korea, Money, businessNews, Hyundai, Hyundai Motor Group

Factory activity in Asia weakens on China slowdown, trade disputes

Factory activity weakened across Asia in December as the Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in Chinese demand hit production in most economies, strengthening the case for a pause in interest rate hikes in the region in 2019.
Tags: Asia, Money, China, businessNews

China's Didi launches credit, crowdfunding services in diversification push

China's Didi Chuxing has launched a suite of financial products, including crowdfunding and lending, as it continues to diversify outside the ride-hailing business following a year of safety scandals.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Didi, Didi Chuxing

Palm opens higher on India import tax cut, but gains seen limited

Malaysian benchmark crude palm oil futures opened firmer on the first day of trading for 2019 on Wednesday, supported by a cut in Indian import taxes, but traders expected gains to be short-lived due to high inventory levels.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews

Grit or quit? Why business owners need to know when to give up

Every year, we trawl through the archives and republish a few of the standout business stories from the last year. This is essentially a mix of the most popular, topical or insightful pieces published in 2018. Here's one that made... [Author: [email protected]]
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Oil falls in first day of 2019 trading as supply surges, economy slows

Oil prices fell on Wednesday on the back of surging U.S. crude production and concerns about an economic slowdown in 2019, as China's factory activity showed signs of contraction.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews

Singapore fourth quarter GDP growth cools as trade woes darken outlook

Singapore's economy grew more slowly than forecast in the fourth quarter after the manufacturing sector shrank, adding to jitters that a trade dispute between the United States and China will drag on growth in 2019.
Tags: Money, China, Singapore, businessNews, United States

Jet Airways defaults on debt payment to banks

Debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd has delayed the payment to a consortium of Indian banks, led by State Bank of India Ltd, the airline said late Tuesday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Jet Airways, Jet Airways Ltd, State Bank of India Ltd

Become a Successful Wedding Event Planner With These Simple Marketing Tips

by Robert Clough Weddings get more expensive every year, topping out at over $30,000 in 2016. Inflation could be an explanation for this, but is there something else to blame?  Apparently, social media is a big culprit. We're always on our phones and checking in on each other's lives. Therefore, we need to match our neighbors in everything we do - including our marriages.  So as weddings get more expensive and more complex, a wedding event planner becomes even more necessary. As a wedding...
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Wielding rocks and knives, Arizonans attack self-driving cars

At least 21 attacks have been leveled at Waymo vans in Chandler, Arizona. Some analysts say they expect more such behavior as the nation moves into a broader discussion about the potential for driverless cars to unleash colossal changes in American society.
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Chandler Arizona, Nation & World, Waymo

U.S. retailers hope higher pay will buy more efficient workers

As the labor market has tightened, employers have raised wages to attract workers. Companies' higher labor costs are driving them to make workers more efficient, often through technology.
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How a poor Victorian woman changed the way we do dinosaur science

Lyme Regis is an almost obnoxiously gorgeous town in Dorset in the west of England, perched atop the cliffs of the world-heritage listed Jurassic Coast. Thanks to a campaign set off by a local 10-year-old girl and her mother, the people of this town is raising funds to erect a statue to their famous citizen Mary Anning. As an expert on paleontology, I think this is a brilliant idea. Mary Anning was born in 1799. Her family was poor – and somewhat tragic. She was named after an older sister who h...
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Malaysian palm oil futures open higher after India import tax cut

Malaysian benchmark crude palm oil futures opened nearly 1 percent higher on Wednesday, a bullish start to the first day of trading in 2019 after India announced import tax cuts on palm oil from Southeast Asian countries.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Southeast Asian

Oil falls as traders gear up for volatile 2019

Oil markets reversed early gains on Wednesday to fall on the back of surging U.S. crude production and concerns of an economic slowdown in 2019.
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Global Markets: Asian shares blindsided by dismal China data

Asian shares turned tail on the first trading day of the new year as more disappointing economic data from China darkened the mood and erased early gains in U.S. stock futures
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, Global Markets

Better Buy: Albemarle vs. Livent

The recent spinoff of Livent makes it the only pure-play investment in lithium for batteries. Is that a better value proposition than the world's largest lithium producer?
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620 million transactions for UPI in Dec 2018

UPI recorded 620 million transactions in Dec 2018 and 1,02,594 crores value – just alone in Dec, 2018.   129 banks accept UPI and the transaction volume in Dec 2018 increased by 18% (thanks to discount season?).     MoreThe post 620 million transactions for UPI in Dec 2018 appeared first on NextBigWhat..
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Women's magazines are dying - will we miss them when they're gone?

In late November, Glamour came to the same conclusion reached by so many other women's magazines these days: After 80 years in mailboxes and grocery store checkouts, it will stop publishing its glossy monthly, ending with the January... [Author: [email protected]]
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Netflix blocks show in Saudi Arabia critical of crown prince

Netflix has blocked an episode of its show “Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj” from streaming in Saudi Arabia after the Saudi government complained the episode — which is critical of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman — violated its cybercrime laws. In the episode, first shown in October, Minhaj critiques the United States’ long-standing relationship with […]
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20 clever tricks to transform your fortunes in 2019

January is the perfect time to banish bad financial habits and get clever with your cash. Here are some top tips for how to save — and make — money in 2019. 1. Gather all your paperwork and make a note of every important financial... [Author: [email protected]]
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Plane crash deaths jump sharply in 2018 – but fatalities 'still rare'

Analysis shows that 500 people died in major accidents last year compared with none in 2017The number of people killed in plane crashes jumped sharply in 2018, according to new analysis.There were more than 500 deaths stemming from passenger airline crashes in 2018, according to Dutch aviation consulting firm To70 and the Aviation Safety Network, but both groups emphasised that fatal crashes remain rare. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Plane Crashes, Airline Industry, Aviation Safety Network, Lion Air crash

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